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Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 Schedule :: Writing




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1:00 pm

Navigating Critique Groups: Getting the Most out of Your Writing :: 150G

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Writing Crash Course: Everything You Need to Know to Finish Your Screenplay or Novel :: 253A

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Writing for Teens :: 255F

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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2:00 pm

15+ Tactics for Writing Humor :: 253A

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Ilima Todd Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Michael Jensen and David Powers King Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Natalie Whipple Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Self-Fulfilling Prophecies: Are Dystopian Stories Dangerous? :: 255F

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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3:00 pm

Ally Carter Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Cecil Castallucci Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Lisa Mangum Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Magic: Writing and Role Playing Authentic Shamans and Magic Users :: 253A

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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The Brandon and Dashner Show :: 250A

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:00 pm

Building a Cast of Characters for Your Novel or Screenplay :: 255B

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Gwenda Bond Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Jessica Day George Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Peggy Eddleman Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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5:00 pm

Brandon Mull Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Chad Morris Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Jacob Gowans Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Spotlight on James Dashner :: 251A

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Writing Fantasy: An Inside Look at the Art & Craft of Creating the Fantastic :: 151G

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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6:00 pm

Brian Lee Durfee Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Everything I Need to Know About Life, I Learned from Supervillains :: 255B

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Jennifer Jenkins Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Salt Lake Comic Con Writer's Retreat Part One: Outlining or Pantsing Your Novel Idea :: 253A

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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6:30 pm

James Dashner Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
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7:00 pm

Kieth Merrill Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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Matthew J. Kirby Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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8:00 pm

9/11 Anxiety and Its Impact on Horror and Science Fiction :: 150G

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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Bree Despain Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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Platte F. Clark Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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Tyler Whitesides Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Thursday September 1, 2016 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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10:00 am

Conspiring for Greatness: How Writers and Artists Work with Publishers and Editors :: 253A

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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Writing Science Fiction: An Inside Look at the Art of Creating the Fantastic :: 251A

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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10:30 am

Lisa Mangum Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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11:00 am

E.K Johnston Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Magical Beasts and How to Create Them :: 150G

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Natalie Whipple Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Spotlight on Ally Carter :: 255B

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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The Return of Fablehaven: Dragonwatch :: 251A

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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11:30 am

Sarah B. Larson Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
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12:00 pm

Behind the Glasses - Why Superheroes Need Secret Identities :: 150G

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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How to Clean Blood From a Trunk and Other Writerly Google Searches :: 255B

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Michael Jensen and David Powers King Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Sarah Kuhn Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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12:30 pm

Valynne E. Maetani Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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1:00 pm

L.E. Modesitt, Jr. Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Sam Sykes Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Setting the Scene :: 253A

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Spotlight on Margaret Stohl :: 255B

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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1:30 pm

Ally Carter Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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2:00 pm

Bree Despain Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Matthew J. Kirby Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Writing for Children & Middle Grade :: 150G

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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3:00 pm

Creativity as an Act of Courage: Allowing Your Art to be Seen, Read, Heard, etc. :: 253A

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Heroes and Gods of the Sky: Stories, Mythology, and Astronomy :: 151A

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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J. Scott Savage Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Monster Hunter International Presents: Writing Action :: 150G

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Pablo Hidalgo Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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3:30 pm

Kathryn Purdie Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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4:00 pm

Brandon Mull Keynote: Follow Your Passion :: 251A

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Margaret Stohl Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Richard Paul Evans Signings :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Jacob Gowans Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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5:00 pm

Kristyn Crow Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Spotlight on Laurell K. Hamilton :: 251A

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Stuff You Missed in History Class Live: How Does Historical Fiction Get Made? :: 250A

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Teen Author Boot Camp WS #1: The Writing Process: The Art of Finishing a Manuscript :: 255C

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Teen Author Boot Camp: I Build Worlds :: 255B

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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5:30 pm

Peggy Eddleman Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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6:00 pm

Bryan Young Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 6:50 pm
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Colleen Houck Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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J.R. Johansson Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Romance in Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Horror :: 251A

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Salt Lake Comic Con Writer's Retreat Part Two: Writing Your Novel :: 253A

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Teen Author Boot Camp: Creating Characters That Breathe :: 255B

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Teen Author Boot Camp: Plotting :: 255C

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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6:30 pm

Laurell K. Hamilton Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
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7:00 pm

Brian McClellan Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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Christopher Husberg Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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Star Wars Books: Writing the Force :: 255C

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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8:00 pm

Stephen King's "On Writing" :: 253A

Friday September 2, 2016 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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10:00 am

On the Way to Happily Ever After :: 150G

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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Teen Author Boot Camp: Girl Power: Writing Strong Female Characters :: 255B

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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Teen Author Boot Camp: Writing Action & Suspense :: 255C

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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10:30 am

Jessica Day George Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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11:00 am

Frank Cole Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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I'm with Her-O: Black Widow, Captain Marvel, Lois Lane, Princess/General Leia & Aveda Jupiter Girl -- Creators Talk Girl Heroes and Why They Matter :: 250A

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Ilima Todd Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Teen Author Boot Camp WS #4: Writing Super Heroes :: 255C

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Teen Author Boot Camp: Villains We Love to Hate :: 255B

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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The Hook, the Book, and the Cook: Query Letters That Will Catch an Editor's Eye :: 253A

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Writing Comedy with Brandon and Chad :: 151A

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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11:30 am

Sarah B. Larson Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
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12:00 pm

Cecil Castallucci Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Julie Wright Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Margaret Stohl Keynote: You Can't Suck At Everything (Unless You're a Pseudopod or a Cephalopod, Even Then You Wouldn't Suck At Sucking) -- And Why That Matters :: 251A

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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12:30 pm

Gwenda Bond Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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1:00 pm

Build-A-Story: Professional Authors Create a Story From Scratch :: 253A

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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J. Scott Savage Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Sarah Kuhn Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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1:30 pm

Brandon Mull Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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2:00 pm

Colleen Houck Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Valynne E. Maetani Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Veyniacs Unite! A Celebration with Richard Paul Evans :: 150G

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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2:30 pm

Kieth Merrill Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Marvel Writers in Conversation :: 250A

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Sam Sykes Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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The Business of Writing: What Authors Need to Know about Agents, Editors & Publishers :: 150G

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Tyler Whitesides Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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3:30 pm

Laurell K. Hamilton Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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4:00 pm

J.R. Johansson Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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On Creativity: Having a Strong Support System :: 150G

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Richard Paul Evans Signings :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Dean Hale Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Shannon Hale Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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5:00 pm

Character Creation: How to Write Believeable, Likable, and Interesting Characters :: 255B

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Kiersten White Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Margaret Stohl Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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5:30 pm

E.K Johnston Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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6:00 pm

Dealing with Rejection :: 251A

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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L.E. Modesitt, Jr. Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Pablo Hidalgo Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Platte F. Clark Signing :: Shadow Mountain - Booth 1807

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Salt Lake Comic Con Writer's Retreat Part Three: Revising, Editing, and Query Letters :: 253A

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Writing Advice I'd Give My Best Friend :: 250A

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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7:00 pm

"The whole history of mankind is nothing but science fiction." How Science Fiction Has Shaped Our Future :: 253A

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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Horror: The Art of Scaring People in Comics, Films, and Books :: 151A

Saturday September 3, 2016 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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All schedule events are subject to change.